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Dancer

A Novel

Dancer( )
Author: McCann, Colum
Series title:Picador Modern Classics Ser.
ISBN:978-1-250-05179-0
Publication Date:Jun 2015
Publisher:Picador
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $18.00
Book Description:

Taking his inspiration from biographical facts, novelist Colum McCann tells the erotically charged story of the Russian dancer Rudolf Nureyev through the cast of those who knew him There is Anna Vasileva, Rudi's first ballet teacher, who rescues her protégé from the stunted life of his provincial town; Yulia, whose sexual and artistic ambitions are thwarted by her Soviet-sanctioned marriage; and Victor, the Venezuelan street hustler, who reveals the lurid...
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Book Details
Pages:352
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Biographical
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8.22 x 0.93 Inches
Book Weight:0.67 Pounds
Author Biography
McCann, Colum (Author)
Irish writer Colum McCann was born near Dublin in 1965 and graduated from the University of Texas with a B.A. degree. He has worked as a newspaper journalist in Ireland and written several short stories and bestselling novels. The short film of Everything in this Country Must was nominated for an Academy Award in 2005.

McCann's work has appeared in publications including The New York Times, The Atlantic Monthly, GQ, The Irish Times, La Repubblica, Die Zeit, Paris Match, the Guardian, and the Independent. He has won numerous awards, such as a Pushcart Prize, the Rooney Prize, the Irish Novel of the Year Award, and the 2002 Ireland Fund of Monaco Princess Grace Memorial Literary Award. In 2009 McCann was inducted into the Irish arts association Aosdana. He teaches in the Master of Fine Arts Creative Writing program at New York's Hunter College.

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